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  ALUMNI RECOGNIZED
2019 Hall of Distinction Inductees Announced

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2019 Hall of Distinction Class – Marcela Donadio, Robert Schneckenburger and Jeff Zehnder. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 22.

Flores MBA Alumnus Named President of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health

Trey Dunbar, MD, 2007 graduate of the Flores MBA Program, has been named president of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health, Louisiana’s largest provider of pediatric services.

Dr. Dunbar's responsibility will be to build an iconic care system for children across Louisiana and the surrounding region, according to an OLOL announcement. His duties will include overseeing the strategic and operational leadership of the children’s hospital and the regional strategy for Children’s Health across the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS).

NEWSWORTHY
Now Accepting Applications for New One-year MBA Program

The one-year MBA format is designed for you to complete the MBA degree in only 11 months. This program is offered exclusively for those who have earned an undergraduate degree in business from an accredited institution. It delivers a fast-track, cross-functional MBA experience to help you launch and accelerate your career.

Department of Accounting Featured for Excellence in Forensic Accounting

ForensicsColleges.com , an on-line resource specializing in forensic accounting programs across the country, has recognized the  Master of Accountancy degree program  in the E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Department of Accounting for excellence in combating securities and commodities fraud. Professor Larry Crumbley was also recognized as an expert in the field.

LSU100 Accepting Nominations

LSU Executive Education  announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses .

The LSU100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. The program celebrates the success of LSU graduates and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional, and national economies. Companies are ranked for the list based on the their compounded annual growth rate.

The nomination period for the 2019 LSU100 is February 1 - May 31. The 2019 LSU100 gala will be held at  L’Auberge Casino Hotel  on November 22.

PSI Golf Tournament Registration Now Open

The LSU Professional Sales Institute Golf Tournament offers a great opportunity for PSI’s corporate friends to network with sales students, who in turn gain real-world sales experience and help generate funding for the PSI and its activities.


PSI Golf Tournament
Friday, April 12
8:00 a.m. Breakfast | 9:00 a.m. Shotgun start
LSU Golf Course
  STUDENTS RECOGNIZED
PAI's Hicks Accepted Into ASPA 2019 Class of Founders' Fellows

Emmy Hicks, a Master of Public Administration student from Thibodaux, LA in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Public Administration Institute, has been accepted into the  2019 Class of Founders’ Fellows  by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

Hicks will present her paper, Utilizing Collaborative Efforts across Multiple Disciplines in Higher Education as an Engine to Promote Social Change while Generating Interest in Higher Education Programs, at the Annual Conference in Washington, DC on Monday, March 11, 2019.

MS Analytics Student Named 2019 SAS Global Forum Student Ambassador

Master of Analytics student Lauren Agrigento of Chicago, IL has been named a 2019  SAS® Global Forum Student Ambassador  by the SAS Institute, an American multinational developer of analytics software based in Cary, North Carolina. She is the third LSU student to be named a SAS® Global Forum Student Ambassador since 2013.

Winners of Flores MBA Corporate Communications Competition Announced

The Flores MBA program held its annual Corporate Communications Case Competition (CCC) on January 24, 2019. A team comprised of two second-year full-time students, Christopher McGehee and Christina Vassiliou, won first place along with $1,250 in prize money.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
One-day Programs

Presented by Disney Institute and hosted by LSU Executive Education - Share in the powerful lessons developed by Walt Disney Parks & Resorts in the continual pursuit of excellence with regards to leadership and employee excellence, employee engagement, an exceptional customer experience and sustaining business results.

Early bird registration ends February 1.
Multi-day Programs

EBV Accelerate for Military Veterans | Apr. 8-18 (online) and Apr. 29 - May 2 (residency)
EBV Accelerate is a 3-phase boot camp-style program that gives military veterans who have been in business for at least three years the tools and coaching to propel their business to the next phase: sustainable growth. 

Rising Stars Program  | Apr. 8-10
This 3-day highly interactive program is designed to groom high potential employees for professional growth. This program helps organizations improve employee retention, support the growth and development of its’ employees, develop a pipeline of future leaders, and much more.
Certification Programs

CFP Certification is a nationally and internationally recognized professional certification offered through the CFP® Board. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. awards the CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification to individuals who fulfill initial and ongoing certification requirements. 
Academic Certificate Programs

The Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems offers an online graduate certificate in analytics. The purpose of this certificate is to respond to the need for retraining professionals, scientists, and researchers in the use of big data and to provide credentials for having completed a set of related courses. This certificate provides working professionals with the skills needed to understand and use available technology to gain insights into data. 
Academic Online Programs

The LSU online Flores MBA Program gives experienced professionals the opportunity to leap ahead in the competitive business landscape. 

The Professional MBA (PMBA) format generally attracts professionals early in their career who are seeking career advancement opportunity, and who require advanced business knowledge and skills to make themselves more competitive in their marketplace. 

Advanced business knowledge, global experiences, and a diverse network of peers are just some of the reasons why our executive MBA track is an attractive way to earn your MBA. 
LAGNIAPPE
Tapping Into the Talent Pipeline & Alumni Networking

Is your next star employee studying at the E. J. Ourso College of Business?
Join us to learn how the college’s  professional development  staff can help any organization fill its recruiting needs for both full-time employees and interns.

We will talk about internships and give practical tips for starting a program at your company. You will meet students and learn from an employer who has recruited at LSU.

Tapping Into the Talent Pipeline & Alumni Networking
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Business Education Complex, Room 1220
Career Expo Coming Up!

LSU's largest recruiting event, drawing hundreds of recruiters and over 1,500 students and alumni in spring and over 2,700 in fall. There are opportunities for students in all fields and at all levels to network with professionals, learn about career options and graduate and professional programs, find out about open jobs, and explore their intended career fields.


LSU Career Expo
Wednesday, February 13
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PMAC
4th Annual LSU MBA Association Gala

The LSU MBA Association invites you to it's 4th annual gala and silent auction benefiting the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition . This year's goal is to raise $20,000!

Tickets are available for $50. Attendees must be 21 and older to attend. 


Questions? Contact MBAA President, Makayla McManus.

4th Annual LSU MBA Association Gala benefiting the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition
Friday, March 29
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Capitol Park Museum
Black tie attire.
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LSU Connect gets new look, added features

LSU Connect, our free online networking community, has a new look and features to make it easier to connect with fellow E. J. Ourso College graduates. Once your account is approved*, use the directory tab to find other graduates in your area, class year, major, or industry. The new mentoring feature allows you to request or offer help to fellow Tigers.
 
Use the “join now” links at LSUConnect.com to create your account. Simplify the process by using the LinkedIn, Google, or Facebook integration to create your account.

*Accounts typically approved within one business day.
  GEAUXING AHEAD
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